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The Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) at Ithaca College (US) are launching a new international initiative to convene scholars, producers, and journalists to probe teaching cocreation during pandemic and protest.

The first international convening on Cocreation in Documentary and Journalism during Pandemic and Protest was held on Thursday, July 9, 2020. Cocreation operates on a horizontal model of collaboration rather than a top-down model of a single author or writer.

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This was part of The Choral Conductors Colloquium sponsored by The University of Colorado Boulder, and hosted by Raul Dominguez.

Ithaca College is pleased to announce that we have acquired an enterprise agreement for Adobe Sign to process electronic signatures. With so many people working remotely, the ability to electronically sign documents is more important than ever.

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LGBT Center director Luca Maurer will facilitate a discussion on three films with LGBTQ themes: Queen of Lapa, For They Know Not What They Do, and Denise Ho: Becoming the Song - Virtual Cinema. The discussion will take place July 23 at 6 pm.

Pre-registration for this Zoom event here

The films are available for virtual cinema screening via and are offered as part of the Ithaca Virtual Summer of Pride 2020.

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No matter where you are in life - just getting started or planning for retirement - a session with Joseph Silino can help you create a plan for your goals. And, it’s at no additional cost as a part of your retirement plan. You’ll get answers to these questions and more:

  • Am I invested in the right mix of investments to help meet my goals?
  • Am I saving enough to create the retirement income I need?
  • How do I take income from my retirement account once I stop working?

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The Ithaca College chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased and proud to announce that its 2020 Fellowship nominee, Olivia Gellar, has been selected as a Phi Kappa Phi Fellow and received an award of $8,500 in support of her graduate studies.

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Jennifer Spitzer, Associate Professor of English, publishes an essay in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Avidly.


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IC’s LGBTQ Center's Summer of Pride presents: DANCE WITH PRIDE, an open level virtual class taught by Aimee Rials, Assistant Professor of Dance at Ithaca College. Tune in to strengthen, stretch, and get yourself moving! All levels are welcome! Sign up to participate at


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at or (607) 274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

IC’s LGBTQ Center's Summer of Pride presents: DANCE WITH PRIDE, an open level virtual class taught by Aimee Rials, Assistant Professor of Dance at Ithaca College. Tune in to strengthen, stretch, and get yourself moving! All levels are welcome! Sign up to participate at


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Sharing with our community the recent changes in leadership in SACL. I have asked Doreen Hettich-Atkins and Hierald Osorto to step into new leadership roles within my executive leadership team. 

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We are writing today to provide you with details on the plan for opening the Ithaca College campus for the 2020-21 academic year, including information on the student move-in process and how the college intends to provide for the health and safety of all members of the campus community. It is important to note that even these plans may need to be modified as we remain responsive to the evolving pandemic situation and any updates to local or state health and safety guidelines.

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 Come to the Food Court from 11:30am - 1:00pm TODAY, Friday, July 17th... or until we run out! If you're on campus, drop by! Each day features a sweet deal on these tasty treats.  

Please wear a face mask and observe social distancing protocol.

Dear Faculty and Staff, 

Over the past several weeks, the many dedicated members of the Return to Campus Task Force have been working hard to make plans for reopening the campus in the fall.  Obviously, there are still many unknowns and the national situation continues to evolve daily.  First and foremost, our primary objective is to keep the focus on the health and safety of our entire community, while also ensuring our students receive high-quality instruction and needed services.  The details of the plans are being finalized in accordance with state and federal guidelines, and information regarding steps being taken to provide for the safety of our faculty, staff and students when they return to campus will be shared soon. 

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We look forward to our time together on Monday from 1pm - 2pm!

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The recording of the July 14 All-Faculty-and-Staff Gathering is now available to faculty and staff. To view, please click here and log in with your Ithaca College username and password.

The IC Web Team will be hosting a virtual Drupal training via Zoom on Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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 The Center for Faculty Excellence is pleased to host Ithaca College Community Artists each Friday at 5pm. In a mere 15-20 minutes, learn what our community brings to the Arts, and the invariable ways Art invigorates our lives!

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Rajpreet Heir (Writing) published a book review of Sejal Shah's This is One Way to Dance. In her debut essay collection, Shah explores what it means to be Indian in non-Indian places.

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 Class of 2020, Athletic Training major, Derek Hessing, BS, ATC authored and published a peer reviewed editorial in Athletic Training and Sports Healthcare, an extension of a class assignment during the spring semester.

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Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and Co-director of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), and Dale Hudson, Associate Professor of Screen Studies, New York University Abu Dhabi and new media curator for FLEFF, were invited by the University of St. Andrews in Scotland to contribute to their playlist initiative, where scholars and curators from around the world select media work on themes that can be used for teaching, research, and programming during the COVID-19 pandemic and also protests on racial injustice and inequality.

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